Monthly Archives: July 2014

Joining the Big Ten, Nebraska Engineering aims to be an equal among giants

The UNL College of Engineering community discusses its pursuit of academic distinction and collaborative opportunities with peers in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC). Nebraska Engineering News

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Ensuring that necessary dredging mantains water quality!

Last winter brought unprecedented weather conditions both in Ireland and Britain. In the Read-out offices we were hit by a thunder and lightening storm which played havoc with our electronic equipment and elsewhere in the region the rough seas did incredible damage. In the south-west of England the farms and homes in the Somerset Levels and [...]

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Getting Access to LNF

To get access to the LNF¶ you should follow the steps on the website Go to the page that corresponds to your affiliation: Internal (from the University of Michigan, including Dearborn and Flint campuses), External Academic (from another university or college in the United States), and Non-Academic (this also includes non-US institutions). Contact LNF [...]

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Celebrating twenty years abnormality!

This year the Abnormal Situation Management (ASM®) Consortium  is celebrating 20 years of thought leadership in the process industry. The ASM Consortium grew out of a grassroots effort begun in 1989 by ASM to address alarm floods. Honeywell spearheaded the development of a proposal to the US NIST, Advanced Technology Program to form a Joint Research [...]

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Weller selected Jefferson Science Fellow

Curt Weller, UNL professor of Biological Systems Engineering, was chosen to be a Jefferson Science Fellow. The program places several experienced, tenured research-active scientists and engineers with the U.S. Department of State, in roles to advise and educate leaders regarding aspects of policy issues. Weller will address food and water security issues, while he lives [...]

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50VA Rugged Pure Sine Wave Inverter for CCTV Systems

ABSOPULSE Electronics’ CSI 50-24/24-FT is an industrial quality low voltage pure sine wave inverter designed for powering CCTV systems. The inverter utilizes field proven high frequency PWM technology to convert the DC input to a 24Vac pure sine wave output. Regulation is better than ±2% from no load to full load. Efficiency is higher than [...]

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CSE’s Dwyer wins Fulbright to conduct research in South Africa

Matthew Dwyer, Henson Professor of Software Engineering in UNL's Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to perform research at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Dwyer, will study the application of mathematical analysis techniques developed to detect software errors to problems in ecological modeling. Nebraska Engineering News

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Modest component growth predicted in Britain!

British distributors expect modest growth later in the year, even though growth in the Britain and Ireland electronic components markets remains lacklustre, according to the May market statistics released by the Electronic Components Supply Network (ECSN), the professional community for the electronic component supply chain. Adam Fletcher Adam Fletcher, Chairman of the ECSN, commented, “Anticipated [...]

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Norton brings UNL Durham School expertise to Japan disaster site

On March 11, Terri Norton was among millions who watched news of the horrific "Tohoku" earthquake and tsunami in northeast Japan. Three months later she walked amid the devastation, bringing her debris management expertise to study and help those communities dealing with the challenges of life after disaster. Nebraska Engineering News

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A win – win situation: Cost optimisation on both sides!

Silo management for grain mills and their customers! In Germany alone there are more than 260 large flour mills, in Asia the grain market is significantly greater and a very important industry. All around the world the situation is similar: Well-planned routes and carefully calculated stock levels are vital to achieve max cost optimisation during [...]

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